About Us 

This has never been done before. We are creating culture based on our values and we want to hire people who feel a sense of ownership and responsibility to demonstrate that cannabis can enhance the lives of Canadians and their communities.

National Access Cannabis (NAC) is a unique health care service provider that specializes in prescribing medical cannabis and provides members with ongoing education and care. We work alongside Health Canada and licensed producers to help qualifying patients gain access to their license, as well as provide resources and support on using medical cannabis in their day-to-day routine. NAC has developed a strong history of effectively delivering secure, safe, and responsible access to legal cannabis for thousands of Canadian patients and our business model will be effectively replicated for the recreational cannabis retail space with a new brand, Meta Cannabis Supply Co (META™).

At META our philosophy is simple. Creating a customer experience that is unique and tailored to you. We offer customers a safe and responsible journey. We aim to educate and raise awareness about cannabis and the products we stock. Our stores are our homes, we take pride in our appearance and creating a welcoming space for our guests to have access to our knowledge, experience and advice. 

The Opportunity

The Retail Project Manager will administer and organize various types of projects, including internal departmental projects to highly complex client initiatives. The Project Manager will be responsible for creating milestone schedules, maintaining accurate project plans, and facilitation of project activities. We are seeking a detail-oriented individual that can ensure that each project is completed on time and at or under budget. maintaining status reports and tracking the progress of various matters. This role will deal with daily general duties to support our retail recreational cannabis business, Meta Cannabis Supply Co. This position will report to our VP, Retail Operations.

What you bring 

  • Exceptional administrative, time management and organizational skills
  • Sound judgment and excellent analytical thinking, planning, prioritization and execution skills
  • Proven business acumen and negotiation skills
  • Professional demeanor with excellent communication skills both written and verbally
  • Tactful and discreet; ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality
  • Flexible with a “can-do” and “no task is too big or too small” attitude
  • Excellent problem-solving capabilities
  • Strong command of the English language
  • Strong written, communication, computer, and organizational skills
  • Superior attention to detail and accuracy and excellent follow-up skills
  • Highly motivated and detailed orientated
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision

 What you will do 

  • Coordinate project management activities, resources, equipment and information
  • Liaise with clients to identify and define requirements, scope and objectives
  • Assign tasks to internal teams and assist with schedule management
  • Make sure that all needs are met as projects evolve
  • Monitor project progress and changes in the project scope, analyze risks and opportunities
  • Act as the point of contact and communicate project status to all participants
  • Organize meetings between team members, and between team members and clients
  • Create project schedules, maintain accurate project documentation
  • Monitor project progress, budget, hours, etc
  • Serves as operation point of contact for various projects to drive project execution
  • Communicates relevant project information to internal and external stakeholders
  • Performs duties in accordance with our core values of the company in the best interest of the company
  • Professionally communicating with other departments and clients on a regular basis
  • Collaborating with Legal, Real Estate, Retail Operations and Finance teams to ensure proper reporting, up to date files, etc.

 These are the qualifications you should have 

  • A Bachelor’s Degree or related experience
  • At least two years of experience in a project management, or similar role in a retail setting
  • A PMP certification is preferred, but not essential
  • Proficiency in MS Excel, MS Project, MS PowerPoint

 This job might be for you if 

  • You have experience in project management, from conception to delivery
  • You can lead the charge for multiple retail store openings
  • Have an ability to prepare and interpret flowcharts, schedules and step-by-step action plans
  • Have solid organizational skills, including multitasking and time-management
  • Have a strong client-facing and teamwork skills
  • You are a process junkie and live for creating efficiencies
  • Have familiarity with risk management and quality assurance control
  • Have a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Project
  • You possess excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Can direct multiple projects and tasks simultaneously in a fast-paced environment
  • Can build and nurture strong relationships with stakeholders
  • Can work collaboratively and align team to achieve corporate initiatives
  • Can adapt to change and support and promote others to adapt and embrace new ways of doing things
  • Can challenge the status quo and contribute to implementation of best practices
  • You love daily challenges and offering creative solutions
  • When things change, you know how to roll with the punches
  • You can think on your feet
  • You can stay focused, so nothing falls through the cracks on your watch
  • You can work with people positively in a fast paced, high expectation environment
  • You feel, if anything is worth doing, it’s worth doing right, every single time
  • You pay attention to all the details, no matter how minor
  • You stay cool under pressure and don’t get flustered easily
  • You do not know the answer, you will dig until you find it 

To be successful in this role 

  • You should have excellent time management
  • You will have fantastic communication skills
  • You will collaborate with clients and internal teams to deliver results on deadlines
  • You will have the ability to deal effectively with a diverse customer base using tact and diplomacy
  • You will be able to demonstrate tact and diplomacy in various situations 

We would love to hear from you if 

  • You can communicate clearly and speak eloquently
  • You can explain just about anything, to anyone
  • You are motivated and driven
  • You volunteer for new challenges, without waiting to be asked
  • You take ownership of the time you spend with us and truly make a difference

 

What’s in it for you 

  • The opportunity to join a new industry at an exciting time
  • A great health spending account
  • Employee discount program for products and services in your local area

 

NAC welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities, as such accommodations are available upon request for candidates with a disability, thus ensuring that they can take part in all aspects of the recruitment and selection process. Should you have a request or concern please send an email to hr(at)nationalaccesscannabis.com

The successful candidate to this role may be asked to complete pre-employment background screen, which may include criminal, credit, employment and/or educational checks. Any offer of employment is conditional upon satisfactory results of any applicable check. 

This is an evolving position as such, the responsibilities and the job title may shift to reflect a change in requirements and responsibilities.

 Interested I this great opportunity, this is how to apply

If you are interested in this position and can demonstrate that you meet the requirements defined in the job description, please put #retailpm on resume in the top right corner, then copy and paste the link below into your browser.

 

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